New books are being added to the JCC Library all the time. Here are some of the new additions, so come out and take a peek!
Once We Were Brothers by Ronald Balson:
A respected civic leader is attending a fundraiser when he is accused of being a former Nazi SS officer.
The Innocents by Francesca Segal:
A smart and funny tale of love, temptation, confusion and commitment, set in a tight-knit Jewish suburb in NorthWest London.
The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon:
In 1968 a young white woman with a developmental disability and an African American deaf man are locked away in the School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, and begin a 40-year epic journey.
Cleaning Nabokov’s House by Leslie Daniels:
A women’s desperate attempt to rebuild her life by moving into a house once occupied by Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita, and discovers a manuscript.
The Magic Room by Jeffrey Zaslow:
A remarkable small town bridal shop where generations of mothers and daughters have shared precious dreams and experienced true magic.
The Wedding Beat by Devan Sipher:
There’s something worse than losing the woman of your dreams: having to write an article about her wedding!
Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan:
Paris,1940.A brilliant jazz musician is arrested by the Nazis and never heard from again. He is twenty years old. He is a German citizen. And he is black.
A Train in Winter by Caroline Moorehead:
Paris,1943. 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz.
The Submission by Amy Waldman:
A jury chooses a memorial for the victims of a devastating terrorist attack on Manhattan.
After All These Years by Susan Isaacs:
A murder-mystery with wit and memorable characters.
Breaking and Entering by Eileen Pollack:
An intimate story about a passionate affair against a troubling backdrop of right-wing
violence and extremism.
Hush by Eishes Chayil:
Inside the closed community of Borough Park where many Chasidim live, an unspeakable act of violence occurs.
The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman:
An African American probationary janitor in a Manhattan hospital strikes up an unlikely friendship with an elderly patient, a Holocaust survivor who was a prisoner in Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Defending Jacob by William Landay:
The 14-year-old son of the Assistant D.A. in a Massachusetts county is charged with the murder of a fellow student.
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld:
Alice has no idea that she will one day end up in the White House married to the President.
The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg:
A solid family life in the suburbs of Chicago is splintering apart: a story of marriage, family, and obsession (to food!).
Mudbound by Hillary Jordan:
Two families caught up in the blind hatred of a small Southern town, where prejudice takes many forms.
Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand, by William Mann.
A best selling biographer tells the electrifying story of how Barbra Streisand transformed herself in the greatest star of her era.